THE BEST Chocolate Cake Roll! Chocolate Swiss Roll Recipe


Hey guys today we’re making one of my favorite childhood treats chocolate cake roll I think it’s safe to say we’ve all had
this at least once growing up it’s a classic and you’ll be amazed how
simple it is to make at home it’s chocolatey but light with a cream
filling its delicious okay guys so to make the Swiss roll and Swiss rolls in
general we need a sponge cake base sponge cakes are the perfect base to use
because they’re flexible compared to regular butter cakes okay so we’re going
to start by whipping the eggs with the vanilla and the sugar now because this
recipe calls for baking powder we’re not looking for stiff peaks we just want to
whip the eggs until they double in size and lighten in color if you’re new to my
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every week once the eggs have doubled in size we’re going to add the dry
ingredients now before we add the cocoa powder we do want to bloom it with one
or two tablespoons of hot milk or coffee this will enhance the chocolate flavor
go ahead and add the flour baking powder and salt you do want to sift these we
don’t want any lumps in this batter now for Swiss rolls I personally don’t like
to fold the dry ingredients into the eggs I prefer to give the batter a quick
mix with the mixer it’s just a practical reason guys it’s easier to spread a
runny batter then you know a thicker cake batter this will not affect the
outcome of your cake unless you over mix obviously the dry ingredients as soon as
you don’t see any more flowers stop mixing and this is ready to be poured
onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat whichever you
decide to use you do want to slightly grease it this cake contains no butter
or oil so it will stick if you don’t grease the paper spread the batter
evenly and you’re going to bake the cake in a preheated oven
at 160 degrees Celsius or 320 Fahrenheit for around 10 minutes check the cake
with a toothpick at the 10-minute mark be careful don’t over Bega guys you
never want to over bake swiss rolls or they’ll dry out and they won’t roll okay
so gently released the cake from the mat or parchment paper does the top with
some powdered sugar and cornstarch this will prevents the cake from sticking
onto itself and you’re going to roll the cake while it’s warm not hot if it’s too
hot it will break so let the cake cool for about five minutes before you roll
it this does take some practice practice makes perfect and I always encourage
people to try new cakes new pastries even if it scares you that’s the only
way you’ll get better and grow as a baker
okay so set this to the side to cool usually Swiss rolls take about ten
minutes to cool and we’re going to make the filling I personally like a
cheesecake filling for this but even a simple shanthi whipped cream is
delicious you’re going to cream together the cream cheese sugar vanilla and heavy
cream until medium to stiff peaks as I said if you don’t want to add the cream
cheese just leave it out however it’s delicious
okay so this is ready once the cake has cooled you can gently unroll it you’re
going to brush the cake with some milk which along with the cream filling will
keep your cake really moist in the fridge this is in fact a refrigerated
cake so it’s meant to be eaten cold spread the cream as evenly as you can
you can leave a little border just because we will be cutting you know the
ends anyway and you’re going to carefully roll this back up now this
cake needs to rest at least two hours in the fridge the sponge as I sad will soak
up the moisture of the milk and cream and soften up even more so cover it well
with some plastic wrap I like to wrap it twice and you’re going to pop this in
the fridge this is one of those gags that’s even better the next day but if
you’re impatient like I am at least two hours in the fridge fast forward two
hours later we’re going to cut the ends for a prettier presentation if you want
you can dust the top with some powdered sugar or drizzled some melted
chocolate on top I however don’t like to overcomplicate swiss rolls I like my
simple and very straightforward it’s delicious as it this brings me back to
when I was a kid chocolate rolls aren’t just so special
there’s just something more special about eating a cake roll then I guess a
normal cake it’s super soft it’s so good if you want a fun and delicious
chocolate cake make this one

100 Comments

  1. What size pan did u use?

  2. Emma your chocolate Swiss roll looks even better than the real ones. I Love You Emma ❤❤❤

  3. Thankyou looks yummy. I will try it asap.

  4. It is really a perfect chocolate cake roll I have ever seen so far. It's marvellous and very simple to make. You are the best pastry chef I think, no words. Thank you very much for this delicious cake roll. Have a happy evening Emma.

  5. Baaake daat shiiite

  6. Hello Emma, Wonderful job on this Wonderful cake you made and it sure looks delicious as always thanks for sharing. 🍫🍰

  7. I love roll cakes! This recipe looks delicious! I will try this weekend, already excited. Thank you for this one+

  8. Looks utterly fantastic. You're an amazing baker!!! 🎂🍫😘😋

    Happy birthday for tomorrow btw🎁🍰 (at least I think that it is tomorrow😬)
    You really do mean a lot to me. You are so inspiring.

  9. Very beautiful
    Emma plz teach us how to make soft carame which u used in ur last week recipi plz do replyl

  10. Thank you for this nice cake, all your recipes are absolutely amazing and very well done!😊

  11. Chocolate and cream cheese is definitely a great combo! And u’re so right, eating cake rolls is so much more comforting than eating just a piece of cake!!

  12. Brazo de mercedes please🙏🏻😊

  13. You are the best 👌💯

  14. Oh my gosh Emma! I remember when you started your channel you were worried about not growing, and look now almost 300,000 subscribers 😊 yaaayyy!! Thank you for spoiling us with your amazing recipes and your beautiful sweet smile.

  15. Wao yummy.
    I love your recipes. Emma I have a request , plz make butter Scotch sauce and home made peanut butter.

  16. i have no oven😭😭…..i cannot make this cake😭😭😭😭😭…. Emma if there is any way i can make this cake without oven then please answer me!!!!

  17. Hi pretty girl your cake looks yummy I will definitely try thanks alot

  18. Best of the best ✨🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

  19. Emma! That looks so good and I loved them as a child but I'm afraid of rolling! Is it really that easy to do? #LoveEmma❤️

  20. 😍t̮a̮d̮a̮..ḫe̮r̮e̮ c̮o̮m̮e̮s̮ t̮ḫe̮ s̮w̮i̮s̮s̮ roll!! I̮ l̮o̮v̮e̮ i̮t̮ s̮o̮ m̮u̮c̮ḫ l̮o̮v̮e̮.T̮ḫa̮n̮k̮ y̮o̮u̮ f̮o̮r̮ t̮ḫe̮ r̮e̮c̮i̮p̮e̮.g̮o̮o̮d̮n̮i̮g̮ḫt̮ 🥰🥰

  21. Wow it's just awesome as it is…

  22. Hi Emma, it looks awesome and yummy, thank you so much for sharing this wonderful recipe, love it. Going to try on this weekend 😍❤️

  23. Why Swiss roll?
    I mean yes in Switzerland we do eat something similar called roulade, but usually a simple biscuit but the filling has apples or strawberry in it

  24. Any brits in the house who immediately thought of the ice-cream rolls they used to serve in primary school? This gives me the inspo to try and make that.

  25. Oh my gosh, I am so intimidated by roll cakes. I always think they are going to crack and fall apart so I have never made one! I should try to make my first one using this recipe!

  26. Great! But can we see a non-chocolate recipe next?

  27. Hi Emma, tks for awesome video – what size baking sheet did you use?

  28. Looks so good!

  29. Can you make tiramisu without gelatine. Thanks

  30. uggghhh im late!! anyways(i hope you see this) i was having breafast and ws literally thinking "hmmm, i wonder when emma will post.." when i opened youtube im like yeeeeeaaaaahhh i LOVVE chocolate cake roll!!#bestbakerever

  31. 👍👍👍👍💐💐💐💐

  32. This looks amazing!! I will definitely try this recipe. Thanks for sharing 😊💞

  33. You're the best

  34. I will do it for sure 😀😀 last week I made your orange curd and it was great thanks emma

  35. Nice rice as usual Emma!! Question- what size pan did you use for the amount of ingredients shown in the recipe? I have tried the roll before but my sheet came out pretty thick.. maybe I used a smaller pan..

  36. Delizioso e scioglievole in bocca….mmmhh😋😋😋😋I like it😉
    Bravissima Emma 👏👏👏👏👏👏💋🤗

  37. Looks the classic. 👍

  38. I will definitely try it tomorrow 😊

  39. Oh my! I'm making these this weekend 😊….thanks for the gr8 recipe emma 😊😙💞

  40. Yummy just woke up and hungry for it 😂😂 i am late 😋😋😋😍😘🤗

  41. Porfavor puedes agregar subtítulos en español.
    ???

  42. OMG i'm watching this amd now i'm craving for this kind of cake..
    And.. i'm on diet lol

  43. I see a big glass of ice cold milk going with that. Peace

  44. Thanks Emma for showing how to do it. I really like to try this at home. 😊

  45. Emma, I agree about chocolate rolls!! They’re up there with sponge cake with cream and eclairs as a kid, but this one brings great memories 😍. P.S that intro music is cool

  46. Your recipe videos are always so fun to watch! Can't wait to try this! ❤

  47. I have always been so scared to make a cake roll 🥺😩🙈 lol. But as you said, practice makes perfect and actually making une is the only way to get it right. Your cake looks amazing bells. 😍

  48. EMMA ❤️❤️❤️!!! Watching you bake I was thinking 'no way I'll be able to roll that they way she does' and then you say, "Practice makes perfect … it's the only way you'll grow as a Baker!" SO true! thank you so much for your encouragement and amazing recipes. This reminds me of the amazing Italian family that lived across my street when I was young. The super nice Dad, a WWII veteran would have me over to the front porch for cake roll in the afternoon! Best to you EMMA!❤️

  49. I love Swiss rolls, haven't had for ages. Good excuse now though 😂

  50. Looks yummy Emma. Thanks for sharing sweetie. I make something similar but use a mocha filling but yours sounds delicious.

  51. nice!please make bake raspberry white chocolate cheesecake,thank you

  52. Yo Emma, can you get Ube in Italy?

  53. Thanks for the advise emma im always afraid to bake

  54. Thanks a bunch Emma😄! I loved eating the store bought Little Debbie Swiss Rolls when I was younger, but now, I can make my own, which will be so much better🙏🙌👍💕😋😍😊😉!!!

  55. 😋😋😋😋😋😋😋😋😋😋

  56. That looks easy to do! I should try it one day!

  57. Looks delicious and easy . Thanks for the recipe .

  58. Yum the cake looks delicious Emma. So many amazing awesome recipes you're on a roll hun 😉 lol pun intended

  59. Hi Emma! I'm surprised to know you have a yt channel. Found it thru fb I was notify today is your bday, so I went to check your fb wall and found that you're vlogging , nice! Happy Birthday 😊

  60. This looks amazing! I'll make this for my friends when they come over..
    ..and…
    Happy Birthday, Emma!!! 😊

  61. Emma do you have a vanilla cake roll recipe? My grandson doesn't like chocolate. ( I know! )

  62. Well, indeed I might need some practice rolling the cake, but if I should break it, I will just put in my tummy ehm bin and start again 😅😋😋😂😂

  63. Hello Emma dear sorry this wish you late dear
    Happy birthday dear god bless you and Angel may kiss you have a wonderful year ahead
    An may all ur wishes come true
    Love you Emma dear
    Swiss roll is so delicious an tasty

  64. I just made one earlier this week and did find when I folded the ingredients a thicker mix occurred like what you said so I'm going to use the mixer. Now I'm going to try again but use your recipe. Thank you so much Emma😄 Big fan of your work too😍😍😍

  65. I just love your recipes you are so talented girl💕💕💕💕

  66. Hello my angel. The cake as pretty as you. Thanks for the recipe. 😘😍

  67. I have a question out of context. If there is no advertisement, does still youtuber earns money for viewing video?

  68. Emma!! I had tried the normal roll cake u had made nd it was soo delicious!!! ❤️❤️ The only problem was tht it had cracked hard even when i had rolled it up when it was warm. What should i do?? 😭😭

  69. You make it look easy. I bet it was delicious. Have you ever made the icebox cake with the chocolate wafers and whipping cream? Another cold chocolate delight! (Don't do what I did though, I took it to a party on a hot day.) Thank you for your easy explanation and example. 👏

  70. СУПЕР!!!!!!!!

  71. oh yummy this looks so delicious I volunteered myself to help with my works bake sale Wednesday and I would definitely love to try this on Sunday and let it stay in the fridge for a while (working Monday and tues so no time after to bake)

  72. Wao so oooo delicious and excellent chocolate cake Recipe i will try it

  73. Please do a recipe with blueberries pleaseeee!! I’ve been doing ALL your recipes you’re the only channel I follow recipes because I know they’re gonna be good for SURE 😍

  74. Beautifulllll……!

  75. Goodness Emma! This looks just to die for love!💗💗💕💕😍

  76. Where can I get the recipe? i can't tell how much sugar you use or how much flour.

  77. I maik end love dhis suiss rol Tank you

  78. 🤩🤩😊 saludos Emma

  79. You need to do a vanilla and strawberry swiss roll version too… love it so easy

  80. Thank you more..❤️😘😍

  81. HAPPY BIRTHDAY EMMA!!! It’s October 4th!!!

  82. Emma, you've done it once again…a masterpiece of YUM! 💕

  83. I have never had a swiss roll cake before but the presentation It looks so good.

  84. Won't u make my orange tres leches??

  85. dear please post apple pie recipe plzzzz😘😘😘

  86. Can u do a roll cake with Butter? Can i add some butter to this recipe?

  87. I'm so happy that you shared this recipe…this is definitely a childhood favorite of mine as well.♥️

  88. God!!! This looks so heavenly delicious!❤️
    I have seen many of your baking tutorials, now I wanna see some of your fried snacks recipes😋 and traditional foods

  89. So smooth and looks great
    I am craving for this😭
    Love you girl❤

  90. Emma please do you have a recipe for banana bread? All of your recipes are so soft and fluffy I really need a banana bread recipe like that

  91. What you use for your skin and hair .please guide us.

  92. Yummmmmmmmmmm
    My mouths watering

  93. Super delicious n awesome chocolate cake roll wd no crack….Emma dear u r so perfect

  94. Ciao Emma, complimenti per la ricetta. Una curiosità: ho notato che in quasi tutti i dolci che contengono cioccolato, tu aggiungi il caffè. Anche in altri canali anglosassoni ho visto la stessa cosa. Il caffè ha una qualche proprietà abbinato al cioccolato?
    Grazie 😊

  95. Bella, you are SO AMAZING… I love to see you from time to time. 💚

  96. Non sapevo abitassi a Roma il tuo inglese è straordinario {*}_{*}

  97. I was really grooving to the music in this one haha, delicious recipe as always!

  98. Hi new friend wow yummy roll

  99. It's fingerlicking good! You truly make a great chocolate cake roll. I am very pleased with the outcome!

  100. look perfect:) where to find written recipe?

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